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facebook and twitter. abc 2news. >> all right. thank you. >>> the obama administration is under fire for its drone attack is he. a unnamed strike killed a terrorist leader but that leader was an american citizen who was killed without trial or testimony. we have the latest. >> reporter: before the confirmation hearing started, demonstrators went to protest the cia's use of drone strikes. >> killing kids halfway across the world. >> reporter: he is the president's choice to be the head of the cia and he is a chief architect of the drone program. it wasn't just the protesters, lawmakers also demanded answers the obama administration about the more than 300drone strikes. i have been calling and others have been calling, the vice chairman and i on the use of targets for increased transparency for over a year. >> reporter: specifically the chair said she wants information on the number of civilian deaths that result from drone strikes but has been denied because it's a secret program. >> i think that thinking, is long gone. >> reporter: earlier this week a unclassified document said ame
that it because decision that brennan made? caller: brennan and obama together. >> thank you for checking in. you can take a look on facebook and the hashtag is brennan. we're going to give you a chance to see the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [c
of our torn-up shoreline. thanks. >>> president obama made an interesting choice for interior secretary today, nominating sally jewel to replace the outgoing ken salazar. jewel is ceo of rei, the outdoor outfitter. she hasn't worked in government but was a chemical engineer for mobile and a banker in her earlier career. she'll oversee half a million federal acres. the president said she once took a month-long hike in the mountains of antarctica. the president confessed as a native hawaiian, given the cold, it's something that would never occur to him. >>> the outgoing defense secretary said to students in a speech to georgetown, today, leon panetta warned of huge budget cuts looming for the pentagon if congress doesn't act. and he had some choice words for both sides blaming each for to reach an agreement to avoid cuts to our military. also generally what's happened lately to washington. >> thank you very much. this is not a game. this is reality. these steps would seriously damage a fragile american economy, and they would degrade our ability to respond to crisis, precisely at a time o
the d.c. bridge. >>> thank you. president obama agrees to release a classified document providing the permission for drone strikes. >> live on capitol hill with the details. >> reporter: john has been described the architect of this drone strike. it has launched precision a ttacks on al-qaida targets even american citizens. president obama's pick is the former chief counter-terrorism advisor. under his watch, he became the first american for death in yemen for a drone strike. an unclassified memo says it's legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens aboard if they believe they're in al- qaida even if there's not an eminent a ttack. there is bipartisan concern about the program. >> here you have a senior unaccountable official who makes the determination that recent activities lead him to conclude someone is a threat and you can send a drone to kill them. i am troubled any time government is as nontransparent as this. >> we conduct those strikes because they're necessary to mitigate threats and prevent future attacks and these strikes are ethical and they are wise. >> president
molestina, wusa9. >> thanks, kenny. >>> tonight joe biden continued the obama's administration push for gun control. speaking at a democratic retreat, biden acknowledged there are no easy solutions. >> we all know there is no single answer to ensure this will never happen again. a mass shooting like newtown or aurora or tucson or oak creek. well, if we have to act, we have to act rationally and do whatever we can to diminish the possibility of this ever happening again. >> president obama is expected to speak at that retreat tomorrow. and former president bill clinton is scheduled to speak on friday. >>> a popular georgetown food shop closed up tonight after a complaint. the department of health says it found rats, roaches and mice infestation at dean and deluca. and we spoke with the store employee, and he wouldn't commit. investigative reporter russ ptacek is digging for more details, and he'll bring them to you tomorrow at 11:00 along with the rest of the week's food alerts and closures. >>> there are reports tonight about a merger deal between american airlines and us airways. it's expe
notice. >> thanks. >>> president obama heads to minneapolis tomorrow to promote his plan to battle gun violence. it is a photo of him firing a shotgun that is getting all the attention. peter alexander is at the white house. >>> tomorrow marks the first time that the president is going on the road to push for stiffer gun laws. there was a detour in this debate when the president insisted that all the time he shoots skeet at camp david, all the time, his critics were skeptical. the white house quickly pushed back trying to put the argument to rest. >> reporter: the white house wanted to silence the sceptics. instead, the release of this photo, the president firing a shotgun on the range of camp david on his 51st birthday unleashed a new round of attacks. the nra telling the news, one picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting one ban and every gun control scheme imaginable. the controversy first exploded last week. they asked mr. obama if he ever fired a gun. the president boasted, up at camp david, we do skeet shooting all the time. i have profound respect for the tradition of hun
, along one part of our torn-up shoreline. thanks. >>> president obama made an interesting choice for interior secretary today, nominating sally jewel to replace the outgoing ken salazar. jewel is ceo of rei, the outdoor outfitter. she hasn't worked in government but was a chemical engineer for mobile and a banker in her earlier career. she'll oversee half a million federal acres. the president said she once took a month-long hike in the mountains of antarctica. the president confessed as a native hawaiian, given the cold, something would never occur to him. >>> the outgoing defense secretary said to students in a speech, leon panetta warned of huge budget cuts looming for the pentagon if congress doesn't act. and he had had some choice words for both sides blaming each for to reach an agreement to avoid cuts to our military. also generally what's happened lately to washington. >> thank you very much. this is not a game. this is reality. these steps would seriously damage a fragile american economy, and they would degrade our ability to respond to crisis, precisely at a time of ri
force and retaining a happier, heldier, more productive work force. >> thanks so much for coming on the program. >>> we learned that president obama is planning his visit to israel this spring. it will be his first trip there since becoming president. the decision raises the prospect of a new u.s. push to restart the middle east peace prospect. the president has had a somewhat testy relationship with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. the president will also visit the west bank and jordan as well to continue his work with the palestinian authority and jordianian officials. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. or treat gas with these after you get it. now that's like sunblock before or sun burn cream later. oh, somebody out there's saying, now i get it! take beano before and there'll be no gas. i'm maria, and i have diabetic nerve pain. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it was like pins and needles sticking in your toes and in your feet. it progress
now. when is the best day? i will have that story and more coming up in the next hour. >> thank you. we are looking at 33 degrees outside. >> learn how michelle obama plans to honor a teenager from chicago who was killed about one week after taking part in the inaugural parade. >> welcome back. a live look outside it. the rain is still coming down. >> you want to get started a little bit early today because of the rain. especially if you're west of the metro area toward the blue ridge. serious weather coming down there. a winter weather advisory in effect just outside of the district. toward how -- howard county and loudoun county. snow coming down at this hour in places like winchester. go ahead and send me a tweet and tell me if you are getting snow or sleet or a little bit of everything. it is just ran in d.c. and everywhere off to the east. accumulation can be expected. well under 1 inch. 34 degrees is your temperature in washington. 32 and winchester. when your at the freezing mark, it could give little dicey. our forecast for today, light rain for the metro. a winter mex. ever
for a moratorium on the use of drones by law enforcement. jim? >>> richard, thank you. president obama is praising defense secretary leon panetta tonight. he spoke at the military's farewell tribute today in virginia and credited panetta with accomplishing one of his administration's greatest achievements. >> your leadership of the cia will forever be remembered for the blows that we struck against al qaeda and perhaps the greatest intelligence success in american history. delivering justice to osama bin laden. president obama nominated former nebraska senator chuck hagel to replace panetta. the senate recently postponed its vote on hagel's nomination. >>> we hope you are not heading to the northeast region. you can't get there at this point, right, doug? >> you really can't. i-95 not looking too bad. new york city, a lot of wet roadways, the snow coming down. not too heavy now. it's expected to increase over the next couple of hours. our weather, not bad here either just yet. over the next few hours, our weather will deteriorate as the winds pick up. 42 degrees right now. a few showers around. mo
. >> thanks, bill. >>> an odd couple pairing hopes the obama plan takes shape. >>> plus, a federally funded video crossed t line from training tool to copycat ad? "early today" is back in two minutes. >>> good morning, welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. president obama's building support for his immigration support plan. he's meeting labors of business and activist groups at the white house. the president will make visit t spring. president obama is also planning to make stops on the west bank of jordan. >>> this is day two of iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad to egypt. the first by an iranian leader in 30 years. at one point he had to leave the mosque when a protester threw a shoe at him. >>> and a mock shooting at school. using it it too dramatic too soon after sandy hook. >>> some lawmakers want to limit governor cuomo's use of his powers. steven mclaughlin said he rejected it the day it was used. >> if that's not dictatorial, i don't know what is. hitler would be proud. mussolini would be proud of what we did here. moscow would be proud but that's not demo
to be here. thank you. >> president obama called secretary clinton one of the finest secretary of states ever. "newsweek" i'm sure you saw the cover. proclaimed her the most powerful woman in american history. there it is right there. that is a pretty strong declaration there, ann lewis. is that accurate? >> well, i think it is. i thought a lot about women and power in american history and when you look at what hillary clinton has done, shu she has gone around the world representing the united states, speaking for our government. more important, speaking for our values. how she has really been the 21st century secretary of state, using technology to reach out to people in other countries. bringing the private sector, building public/private partnerships, because you know these days government cannot do it alone and of course, each time, looking at what do we do to ensure that women and girls have a better future. if you want to build a safer world, if you want to reduce the level of terrorism send girls the to school. hillary clinton understood it for years, as secretary of state, it has been
countries. president obama will meet separately with labor and progressive leaders. it's definitely a big issue. this is certainly not the end but i think the beginning. aaron, back to you. >> courtney reagan, at cnbc, thank you. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. no snow. are we getting a warmup, toe? it seems like we'll get better weather. >> warming to near average temperatures. >> near average. >> snow lovers have been doing a lot of laundry, washing our crying towels. again, overnight, we didn't get much at all of snow. first light of day, there's the last light of last evening. a wonderful photo at sunset taken in rockville by one of our viewers. are your weather and nature pics to weather at there's had the first light of day spreading over the potomac river and national airport. live view from the hd city camera. all cloudy at reagan national. it's 35 degrees. we've got a light breeze coming this out of the north, northeast. the snow zipped north of us. did not leave any accumulation. we've got a few sprinkles of light rain this area in green. eastern p
to you. >> all right, melanie. thank you very much. >>> president obama's pick to head the cia. a justice department memo leaked yesterday outlined the justification for killing american citizens without a trial if they are working with al-qaida. learning about a secret u.s. drone base first reported by the new york times. did not object to water boarding al-qaida terrorists though now he opposes that technique. >> fbi is combing over -- investigators have revealed they found two explosive devices on the suspect's property. one was in the ventilation pipe authorities were using to communicate with that man. the other was inside the bunker. dykes was killed by swat agents as they engaged in a fire fight as they stormed the bunker and rescued the boy. >> the murder case heads back to court in dc. a judge will hold a hearing to decide if the media should have documents related to secret hearings. the meetings allegedly focused on an issue with trial witness. convicted of killing levy back in 2010. >> also today a possible plea hearing for a man accused of shooting a security guard at the fam
, as long as it's done by someone who is fair. live in northwest, pat collins, news4. >> thank you, pat. >>> president obama has just landed in washington after a trip today in an effort to garner public support for reform of gun laws. >>> president obama needed a pitch for gun control in minneapolis today. >> if there's even one thing we can do once did y want -- louse in 2011 avalanching several in addition tills. >> but in a roundtable discussion, the mayor told the president he needs help. president obama wants lawmakers to -- and limits to high-capacity magazines. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> mr. obama wants congress to act while memories remain fresh. >> the advisers are making the argument that the political landscape has changed since newtown. this campaign will test that theory. >> quinnipiac university recently polled voters in three states, virginia, new jersey and pennsylvania. 90% said they support wider background checks. harry reid just got behind background checks. he said the senate will likely introduce a gun bill next
in just a moment. tony, back to you. >> thank you, sir. the big story this morning, president obama agrees to release a classified document providing the rational for drone strikes targeting american terrorism suspects overseas. >> the legal memo will no doubt be a hot topic during today's confirmation hearing for the new cia director. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning once again. john brennan is described as the architect of that drone program. this is a force of remotely controlled planes that have launched hundreds of targeted strikes against al-qaida targets even americans. president obama's nominee to head the cia is the former ief white house counter terrorism advisor under his watch. became the first american targeted for death by u.s. drone strikes in yemen. his son and another american killed weeks later. an unclassified memo leaked this week says it is legal for the government to kill u.s. citizens abroad if he believes there are leaders engaged in operations aimed at killing americans even if there's no evidenc
, a job well done, the nation is grateful, the world is grateful, thank you hillary clinton, and back to two per team. thank you. [applause] -- and thank you to her team. also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but wor
the newscast. back to you. >> all right. thanks. >>> it could be a grueling day for president obama's pick to head the cia. john brennan will face tough questions from democrats and republicans during his confirmation hearing. brennan, who is the president's chief counterterrorism adviser now, is under scrutiny for the administration's use of drone strikes to kill suspected terrorists overseas. the senate intelligence committee will also likely grill him over his support for the bush administration's interrogation policies. brennan served in the cia under president george w. bush. >>> today is defense secretary leon panetta's turn to answer questions about september's deadly attack in benghazi, libya. he and the chairman of the joint chiefs will testify before the senate armed services committee. they will discuss the results of the defense department's internal review of the attack on the u.s. consulate. four americans were killed there including ambassador chris stevens. >>> the threat of huge budget cuts next smooth forcing the pentagon to make a drastic move this morning. defense secre
purple. >> we are going to claim purple. go ravens. thank you so much. it is 4:39 i now. auntie six degrees. >> we both have it on. still to come, president obama let's welcome back. 4:41. it is a cold monday as we look at the cityscape of washington d.c. and the washington monument in the background. all is why it. here in the weather center with jacqui. id the numbers to saving? -- are the numbers d.c.? >>-- decieving? >> a lovely cooler than average. kind of a calm day. a typical winter day. 22 in bethesda. 23 in leesburg. 25 and gainesville. we do have a windchill factor. you can see it, it feels like 24 in d.c. but look at ellis. down to 12 -- dulles, down to 12. we will see some sunshine this morning, but in increasing cloudiness throughout the day. high temperatures only in the middle to upper 30's at best. snow showers are on the way by the latter half of our commute. we could start to see some flurries. that really is between 8:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. another dusting. it just does not want to go away. we will season changes coming line in your seven-day forecast. now it is t
looked to the president of the united states for support in achieving full democracy. >> i want to thank you, mr. president obama for displaying our taxation without representation license plates. >> reporter: on the touchy issue of ethics the mayor spoke of procurement reform in contracting practices even as he remains under the cloud of a federal investigation where three of his campaign workers have pleaded guilty to campaign corruption. as for reaction to this speech, there was this. >> look where the city is moving, how the city is moving forward both fiscally. we're fiscally sound. we're the envy of many city ofs in america. >> the -- cities in america. >> the big pronouncement the mayor would like to build 10,000 new units of affordable housing in the district. it's never too late to hear that. >> reporter: mayor gray's vision for this future includes new opportunities for startup businesses and tech companies. he says he also wants to try to stop the flooding in bloomingdale. he's got two more years. >> karen gray houston tonight. >>> the pentagon extending some benefits to sam
of you in the future. >> thank you, bob. >> thanks bob. >>> president obama is a big sports fan but his favorite team didn't make it into the super bowl this year. white house jay carney was asked about super bowl sunday. >> what are the president's plans for the super bowl? >> he will watch it with interest although his bears are not in it he looks forward to the game. you know there are some interesting dynamics there, brother versus brother. i think we all expect it to be highly entertaining. i don't know who he fabors, in fact in this particular matchup. i think, again, absent his beloved chicago bears, he probably has an interest in a close and good football game. >> and before the game the president will speak live with scott pelley during the super bowl today here on cbs. >>> new orleans is full of parting celebrities and fans but the one name that everyone is talking about is the star of that halftime show. that would be beyonce. kevin frazier is the co-host of "omg insider." good morning. >> good morning. >> let's talk about the halftime show when
. >> thank you very much. >>> still ahead, president obama calls for a short-term budget fix but how is his plan sitting with republicans this morning. a live report from capitol hill is coming up. >> and mayor vincent gray outlined his planned for the district last night. we'll tell you what is on the table. plus the caps just can't seem to get it together. so is it time to panic? dave ross will join me for the morning line after the break.  >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news. it is 6:29 right now. live look outside over the washington, d.c. region on wednesday, february 6th. is that right? i can't see. i've been saying it all morning. i should know it by now. i do know it is 2013 and it is cold outside and that february is normally the coldest time of the year. and we usually get snow. this is the snowiest month of the year. >> yeah, we'll see what happens. maybe we will get a little bit late thursday and early friday. let's get to the forecast for this morning. was that reagan national? >> i think so. >> i couldn't tell. >> it is hard to see. our monitors are right here under the c
. >> thank you. now. the republican speaker of the house has ruled against the gop in redistricting .lan they would redraw states and its clients. republicans rushed to the a veteranrough while wask democratic leader obama'sg president inauguration. that will set off a firestorm democrats.e they threatened to block of votes on key initiatives. bill bolling says that he's big announcement next month. virginia lieutenant governor should markople for march 14.s last fall to abandon his quest nomination in the governor's race. he left open the possibility of an independent run for governor republican attorney .eneral ken cuccinelli >> strong aftershocks are being felt in the solomon islands as a to reachstruggle villages babbage by a powerful earthquake and tsunami. at least nine people died when a magnitude 8.0 quake set off a tsunami in the eastern of the south pacific island chain. several people are still missing. homes were either . >> ed or destroyed 5:18 rainout. to check in with jacqui. strong system moving up to the north. yes, that's right. snow lovers might be taking a in the bost
commander in chief, president barack obama. [applause] >> thank you. please be seated. in the years between the world wars, a young married couple in italy packed up what few belongings that they had and boardedx a boat for a new world. they pass under the statute of liberty, and went through the lines of ellis island. carmelo and carmelita panetta had no money and spoke little english. but they had a dream of a better life. they worked hard. they went west to california. they started a family and taught their sons that if they studied and worked, if they gave back to this country that they too could shell in a creek share in america pause, street today we pay tribute to their son, leon panetta, a man who has not simply lived up to the american dream, but has helped to protect it, for all of us. leon, our presence here today, members of congress, deputy secretary carter, general betsy, and members of the joint chiefs, service secretaries, and the men and women of the greatest military that the world has ever known, all this is a reflection of our personal appreciation to you and the gratitu
're getting stuff done. it will make the ultimate job easier. >> thank you, jess. >>> for the first time president obama has nominate add woman to fill one of his second term cabinet openings. that story coming up. >> another one of the president's nominees is facing some tough questions or will face tough questions coming up today on capitol hill. >> ahead in sports, the wizards stay in the win column by ruining someone else's winning streak. we'll have highlights when we come back. >>> welcome back. 5:09. we have a chilly morning. lots of 20s out there. it's not going to be nearly as nice as yesterday. some of you may see a sprinkle before the day is over. here's a look at the day planner with temperatures getting into the upper 30s. that's it in some of our northern suburbs to 44 down south. perhaps a peek or two of sun. a cloudy afternoon. look for a high of 41 in d.c. rain moves in tonight. might have a wintry mix with it. i'll tell you all about that coming up in a few minutes. right now over to monika with timesaver traffic. >>> here's what it looks like on the beltway near landov
right, jonathan karl reporting in from the white house. thank you, jon. >>> and a few notes about overseas tonight. president obama announced today he will travel to israel, the west bank and to jordan this spring. and that will be his first trip there since taking office. >>> and this image out of egypt today. president mahmoud ahmadinejad in cairo. the first time in 30 years an iranian leader has been welcomed there. the two countries cut ties after the iranian revolution in 1979. >>> and back here at home, wall street called to account today. the federal government and 16 states declared a kind of legal war on s&p, the huge ratings agency. they are now accused of helping trigger the biggest financial meltdown in recent times. and abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas has that story. >> reporter: rebecca hiramoto and her husband were among the millions of americans devastated when the housing market collapsed in 2008. the value of their home, their prime investment, cratered. >> if i think about it too much, it makes me sick. $500,000 in two years? it's like -- are yo
and the former chair of president obama 's economic advisor. thanks to everyone in our audience and on the radio and television. this program has been's concert by bank of america. -- then sponsored by bank of america. we are officially adjourned. [applause][captioning performed bynational captioning institute] [captions copyright nationalcable satellite corp. 2013] quacks on the next "washington journal," patrick reis on the latest unemployment figures. andrew campanella a national school choice week. then, a talk about international adoption. that begins live at 7:00 a.m. eastern time. >> as we talk about the movie itself, it is not a stretch to argue that "gone with the wind " is the most popular historical american film ever made. something like 90% of the american population has seen the movie at least one. jim cohen noted it became a worldwide phenomenon. the book was banned by the nazis, while the french resistance saw it as a symbolic representation of strength amid up -- occupation. after the vietnam conflict, it was used as part of a culture of exchange between the u.s. and vietnam. in
, so i would like to say thank you to mr. president obama, as he did something for the child. he was thinking for other people also. we need immigration reform right now. it is good for the economy and everything. host: where are you from originally? guest: i, sir. host: thank you for calling in -- i, sir -- india, sir. host: thank you for calling. guest: we have millions of immigrants that have dug deep into the society, have children , have done essential work for the society, love the country and want to be fully part of it. the moral test of this debate is do we ensure that there is a real, clear and fair path to citizenship and the country would be stronger for it. host: i want to read three final tweaks, and we will interview this with senator jeff flake. michelle says the us ability to integrate immigrants into our social fabric used to be one of our strongest attributes, said to see the theater. what difference does citizenship make when illegals are treated like special guest, and james said no chance the democrats are going to make any deal that improves the way hispani
and afghanistan. arguably the obama team has done an excellent job of keeping the american people safe. >> sir, it's always great to see you. thank you. >> good to be with you. >>> speaking of the president's cabinet, there are some new details that are emerging. a white house official says president obama will nominate sally jewel as secretary of the interior. she is the chief executive of outdoor company recreational equipment inc., rei. word that the congressional black caucus wants president obama to nominate james clyburn. she says a letter to the white house making the recommendation because he has worked on several transportation issues. so if you have a flat tire, dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> on
the will sop building with some flurries. back to you guys in the studio. >> thank you for the snow report as well. >>> a new report on president obama's race to the top effort to improve public schools. it shows nine of the 12 jurisdiction that got $4 million if federal grants made good progress but the district of columbia and maryland are among three that have stumbled. education secretary arne duncan says the new report has i lot of good news but also some challenges. the education department is closely tracking the performance of the 12 states that got the money. he money. >>> time now for the morning line. >> what do you know about the music. we'll get to your tie in highlighter in a moment. you might actually make a prediction because it is two days to greatness. that is what they're saying in san francisco and baltimore. only one of those will be right. the boys switched their practice menu yesterday. they said they were worried about the field. it has been hard for these guys to stay focused. the deer antler spray, brother versus brother. all that stuff. do you think they are focu
celebrating his birthday. tonight, president obama called director muler to compliment the work today and commended coordination between federal and local law enforcement. become to you. >> thank you. local care giver arrested for abuse inside a maryland group home. police say she attacked a disabled man and encouraged a rez didn resident to join in and fight caught on video. erica gonzalez from columbia, maryland, with some disturbing video. erica. >> doreen, at one point, in the video, the woman, the manager of this group home here in columbia, maryland even threatens to kill the victim. 57-year-old donna everett is out of jail after posting $100,000 bond charged with multiple counts off sacount s of assault. the following video may be disturbing. >> reporter: taken inside the columbia group home that if relt managed and uploaded to youtube. police say last friday, emerge incorporated the company that runs the home for developmental, physical and mental health facilities called authorities and told them about the video. police showed up hours later and arrested everett whom you see
't. >> ray lewis was lip syncing. she was singing. he was lip syncing. >> he was trying. don lemon, thanks so much. that was a lot of fun. >>> just before the game, barack obama weighed in on the showdown away from the football field. the boy scouts of america could announce as early as today the end to a ban on openly gay members. in an interview with cnn, the president talks about why he feels changing that policy is so important. >> carol, my attitude is that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does in every institution and walk of life. the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives, and i think that nobody should be barred from that. >> joining me now is peter spriggs, senior fellow with the family research council. good morning. >> good morning, carol. >> peter, your group and many others bought some ad time in "usa today." what are you saying in that ad? >> well, we're encouraging the boy scouts to stand firm by the timele
. thank you. [applause] also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but worked mostly with the un trusteeship council and as powerful beliefs in the mission of this great department and usaid. and my father, as was mentioned,
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. >> council member wells, thank you very much. >> thank you. >>> i'm in the satellite center following another big story this evening. president obama's pick for defense secretary chuck hagel was on the hot seat today. the former nebraska senator defended his record at a confirmation hearing taking on issues that ranged from israel to iran to his support for a group that advocates nuclear weapons. hagel was challenged on the troop surge in iraq. >> i would like you to answer whether you were right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things today. >> let the record show refused to answer that question. i actually would like an answer yes or no. >> well, i think it's far more complicated than yes or no. as i've already said, my answer is i'll defer that judgment to history. i'm fully committed to the president's goal of preventing iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. as i have been on record on that issue, as i've said in the past many times, all options must be on the table to achieve that goal. >> despite tough critici
for walter. caller: yes, ma'am. hello? thank you for taking my call. i appreciate it. i sit here and i remember president obama before he was mr. obama said water boarding is torture and terrible and we will raise and elevate the way we treat people. that different countries will respect us again. now he is turning around and not just water boarding them but telling american people that if there are american citizens in foreign countries, i am just going to kill them. i will not try them or bring them up on charges or do any of that. i would just wax them. it just opens a whole new can of worms of shredding the constitution and just another example of people in power that abuse power and think they are above the law. and i don't understand how they can do it and justify it. as far as secrecy, the government has been keeping secrets from us ever since the beginning of time. when the people fear the government, you have terry -- when the government fears the people, you have democracy. of this land is slowly being destroyed by big business and a large conglomerate of power groups and we
of 2012. that hasn't happened in three years. thank you very much, fiscal cliff. the white house also responded to republican criticism after president obama disbanded his jobs council. >> the white house says the council was only intended to last for to years. the group met four -- for two years. the group met four times during its tenure and hasn't met in more than a year. >>> do you have a little girl who tends to scream a little bit when she gets excited? you might want to cover your ears when we have celebrity birthdays in the next slot. >> how many sports fans are really fanatic. we'll talk to a sports psychologist about why millions are so intense about their team. >> it's just . >>> welcome back. 5:38. we're dealing with some snow. in purcelville, they have snow sticking to the ground with the moderate band of snow moving in from parts of west virginia and the shenandoah valley. here's a look at your forecast. we have winter weather advisories till 10:00. moderate bands of snow the next few hours, a dusting to an inch. we'll clear out mid- to late morning. looking at partly su
years. she says she's thankful for everything. >>> maryland's capital will host the president next week. president obama plans to address senate democrats during a two-day retreat in ann nap lis. the white house is not releasing any details on what the president will discuss, but the retreats are often used to craft strategy and messaging for the party for the coming year. governor martin o'malley will also host the senators for dinner at his home. >>> at least one person has taken themselves off the president's short list for the next transportation secretary. the los angeles mayor says he is humbled by speculation he would fill the role, but he says he is firmly committed to finishing out his second term as mayor, which ends on june 30th. the popular mayor has pushed for increased rail service during his time as mayor. current transportation secretary ray lahood announced last week he is stepping down. >>> in the day ahead, maryland state and local leaders are making their way to new orleans to cheer on the ravens. the former baltimore mayor martin o'malley will join the current mayor
way to achieve true deficit reduction. we do expect that president obama will probably discuss this with senate democrats when they meet up today in annapolis for their annual retreat. >> thank you. >>> d.c. mayor vincent gray described the ski as a success story during his third annual state of the district address. last night's speech was held at the 16th and i historic synagogue in northwest. the mayor rolls off a number of achievements that he says proved the dribbing is well on its way to being a big league world class city. he touted a drop in crime, a 3% drop in up employment and unprecedented development. >> the droix is booming with new businesses, new development and newly revitalized neighborhoods. -- the district is booming. >> all of this economic activity has created 28,000 new private sector jobs in the past two years. -- the district is well on its way to being a big world class city. >>> coming up next, a look at what is making headlines around the world this morning. >> iran's controversial president meeting with another leader wrapped up in controversy as wel
the nation, sunday, thank you. >>> a connecticut toy company is hoping to cash in on a recent early release photo of president obama skeet shoot at camp david. created an action figure doll of the president holding a hunting rifle and wearing a play pi john t-shirt. >> equal opportunity, what do you call them? dolls. >> they pick on everybody. >> the schoolgirl thing, that's a little different. >>> okay, a couple things. you know what i did at noon today? i was at home. a little hot tea and i watched howard live on my ipad and it was fantastic. down load our news app and it has a weather app built inside. you can watch streaming video. it is perfect. >> you've been wishing you were in northeast. >> i talked to -- i have a lot of weather friends in the northeast right now sending me pictures on twitter. i will pass them along to you. i sent a couple out already. i talked to my mother-in-law, too. i gave her a trick question. the largest snowfall of a storm, bigger in boston, or bigger in d.c.? >> d.c. i think boston. >> you would think boston, she knew where i was going. it's d.c., th
of authorities. >> jonathan karl in washington. thank you for that. >>> the obama administration's controversial drone program targeting american suspects could soon be regulated by a new court if some senators get their way. that possibility has been raised following testimony by john brennan, the president's nominee to head the cia. brennan defended the strikes, saying they're launched only as a last resort against suspects planning attacks against the united states. >>> we learned the u.s. was closer to intervening in syria's civil war than previously thought. outgoing secretary leon panetta has said that he and former secretary of state, hillary clinton, wanted to arm the rebels trying to topple dictator bashar al assad. but the white house said no, fearing the weapons could fall into the wrong hands. >>> in florida, a close call for a bartender there. a suv through a front window. quick reaction. jumping over the bar. maybe just saved his life. neither he nor the driver was seriously hurt. >>> finally, a guy that's literally living on the edge. look at this skateboarder. it's a viral video,
on the program. thank you. >> thank you, chris. >>> just moments ago, senator lindsey graham released a statement, asking the obama administration to reconsider nominating chuck hagel for secretary of defense. still, hagel will probably be confirmed. yesterday, senator john mccain said he will not support a filibuster of his former senate colleague and democrats appear to have at least 57 votes to confirm hagel, including two republicans. first kid you ready? [ female announcer ] second kid by their second kid, every mom is an expert and more likely to choose luvs. after thousands of diaper changes, they know what works. luvs lock away wetness better than huggies for a fraction of the cost live, learn, & get luvs. for a fraction of the cost when you lost the thing you can't believe you lost.. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. >>> the politics now, where hillary
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